SUN Government Focal Points

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When a SUN Country joins the SUN Movement, they are encouraged to nominate a high-level individual who is well placed to unite the nutrition community to be the SUN Government Focal Point. Many SUN Countries have SUN Government Focal Points who are the leaders in challenging cross sectoral and multi-stakeholder environments. They are often at the forefront of elevating nutrition up the national agenda.

The increasingly inter-connected network of SUN Government Focal Points, supported by their multi-stakeholder platforms, is a core reason why the SUN Movement continues to grow as a unique Movement, capable of mobilising for results across all sectors.

Bangladesh
Roxana Quader, SUN Government Focal Point and Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Benin
Roch L. Mongbo, Secrétaire Permanent du Conseil National de l'Alimentation et de la Nutrition
Botswana
Kekgonne Baipoledi, Interim SUN Government Focal Point, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of AgricultureTidimalo Beauty Rakgantswana, (Interim SUN Technical Specialist), Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Research, Statistics Wolicy Development,
Burkina Faso
Bertine Ouaro, Director of Nutrition Ministry of Health
Burundi
Ernest NIYOKINDI, Chef de Cabinet Adjoint, Deuxième Vice-Présidence de la République
Cambodia
Silo Sok, Deputy Secretary General Council for Agricultural and Rural Development
Cameroon
Georges Okala, Sub-Director for Food and Nutrition Ministry of Public Health
Central African Republic
TBC, Pending information
Chad
Himeda Makhlouf, PH.D Deputy Head of the National Centre for Nutrition and Food Technology (CNNTA)
Comoros
Thamra Kamar, Directrice de la santé familiale, ministère de la Santé
Congo
Jean-Baptiste ONDAYE, Secrétaire général de la présidence de la RépubliqueFranck Corneille MAMPOUYA-M'BAMA, Conseiller du SGPR Cabinet du Chef de l'Etat (Technical Focal Point)
Costa Rica
Cecilia Gamboa, Director of Strategic Planning and Evaluation of Health Interventions Ministry of Health
Côte d'Ivoire
Emmanuel Koffi Ahoutou, Special Advisor Prime Minister's OfficePatricia Ngoran Theckly, Coordinator National Nutrition Program
Democratic Republic of Congo
Dieudonné KWETE, Conseiller en charge des Questions de Santé Primature, Cabinet du Premier MinistreJacques MUDERHWA, Chef de division de planification, Programme National de Nutrition (Technical Focal Point)
El Salvador
Daysi de Marquez, Executive Director, CONASAN (National Council on Food Security and Nutrition)
Ethiopia
H.E. Dr. Kesete, State Minister of Health; Chair of the National Coordinating BodyActing: Dr. Ferew Lemma, REACH Facilitator and Advisor to the Minister of Health
Gabon
Huges N'GOSSO, National Coordinator for Nutritional Policy,
Ghana
Agyeman Badu Akosa, Profressor National Development and Planning Commission (under the Vice President's office)
Guatemala
Germán González, Secretary of SESAN and SUN Government Focal Point, Guatemala
Guinea
Dr. Daffe Mamady, Nutrition Program Manager Ministry of Health
Guinea-Bissau
Ivone MENEZES MOREIRA, Service National de l´Alimentation, Nutrition et Survi de l´Énfant
Haiti
Joseline Marhone Pierre, Director of Nutrition Ministry of Health and Population
Indonesia
Subandi Sardjoko, Deputy Minister for Human Development, Society, and Cultural Affairs, Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas)
Kenya
Gladys Mugambi, Director of Nutrition in the Ministry of Health and SUN Government Focal Point
Kyrgyzstan
Kaliev Marat Temirbekovich, Deputy Minister of Health Ministry of Health
Lao PDR
Chandavone PHOXAY, Deputy Director-General, Hygiene-Health Promotion
Lesotho
Tiisetso Elias, Regional Food and Nutrition Coordinating Oĸcer (RFNCO), The Food and Nutrition Coordinating Office (FNCO), Prime Minister's Office
Liberia
, TBC
Madagascar
Ambinintsoa Andriamboahangy Raveloharison, National Coordinator of the National Nutrition Office
Malawi
Felix Pensulo Phiri, Director of Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, HIV and AIDS, Ministry of Health
Mali
Djibril BAGAYOKO, Chef de la Cellule de Coordination de la Nutrition
Mauritania
Ishaq Ahmed CHEIKH SIIDIYA, Interim Director General of Development Policies and Strategies at the Ministry of Economy and Finances
Mozambique
Edna POSSOLO, Executive Secretary, SETSAN – Technical Secretariat for Food and Nutrition Security, Ministry of Agriculture
Myanmar
Dr. Soe Lwin Nyein, Director General, Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Namibia
Ms. Marjorie Van Wyk, Head of the Food and Nutrition Sub-Division Directorate of Primary Health Care, Ministry of Health and Social Services
Nepal
Radha Krishna Pradhan, Joint Secretary, National Planning Commission Secretariat
Niger
Dr. Nassirou Ousmane, Director of Nutrition, Ministry of Health
Nigeria
Dr. Chris Osa Isokpunwu, Deputy Director and Head of Nutrition Division Federal Ministry of Health
Pakistan
Muhammad Aslam Shaheen, Chief of Nutrition, Planning and Development Division, Planning Commission
Peru
María Eugenia Mújica San Martín, Vice Minister of Policy and Social Evaluation Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion
Philippines
, Coming soon
Rwanda
Fidele Ngabo, Director of Maternal and Child Health, Ministry of Health
Senegal
Abdoulaye Ka, National Coordinator of the Fight Against Malnutrition Unit (CLM - Cellule de Lutte contre la Malnutrition under the Prime Minister's Office)
Sierra Leone
Aminata Shamit Koroma, Director of Food and Nutrition, Directorate of Food and Nutrition, Ministry of Health and SanitationMohamed Foh, SUN Coordinator in the Office of the Vice-President
Somalia
Mohamed Abdi Farah, Health and Nutrition Advisor, Office of the President
South Sudan
Dr. Makur M. Kariom, Undersecretary, Ministry of Health
Sri Lanka
Kingsley Fernando, Additional Secretary, Presidential Secretariat
Sudan
Isameldin Mohammed Abdallah, Under-Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health
Swaziland
Rejoice NKAMBULE, Director of Health Services, Ministry of Health
Tajikistan
Dr. Saida Gairat Umarzoda, First Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection of Population
Tanzania
Obey Assery-Nkya, Appointed Secretary of High Level Steering Committee in the Office of the Prime Minister
The Gambia
Modou Cheyassin Phall, Executive Director National Nutrition Agency
Togo
Dr Bouraima Mouawiyatou, Chief of the nutrition department in the Ministry of Health in Togo
Uganda
Maureen Bakunzi, Assistant Commissioner for Policy Implementation and Coordination Office of the Prime Minister
Viet Nam
Le Danh TUYEN, Director, National Institute of Nutrition, Ministry of Health
Yemen
Dr. Mutahar Al-Abbasi, Vice Minister Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation - MOPIC
Zambia
Robinah Mulenga-Kwofie, Executive Director National Food and Nutrition Commission
Zimbabwe
George KEMBO, Director, National Food and Nutrition CouncilTatenda MAFUNGO, Assistant IPO, National Food and Nutrition Council (Technical Focal Point)